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by J. A. Labarge
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Brochure of a late 19th and early 20th century banjoist and entertainer.
Topics: banjoist, banjo, classic banjo, magic tricks
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by L. B. Gatcomb & Company
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Gatcomb's Musical Gazette, January, 1894.  This is a late 19th century magazine focusing on 5 string banjo and guitar. 5 string banjo music is in A notation. Scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks from the collection of Richard E. Davis
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, gut strings, gatcomb, fingerstyle banjo, guitar, mandolin
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by Emory M. Hall
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Five string banjo instruction book in A notation teaching both finger style and thimble (stroke) style banjo.  E. M. Hall was a very popular stage banjoist in minstrelsy.  He gave a "history of the banjo" show in the 1890s. From the collection of Marc D. Smith
Topics: Five String Banjo, minstrel banjo, fingerstyle banjo, stroke style banjo, clawhammer, classic,...
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by L. B. Gatcomb & Company
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Gatcomb's Banjo & Guitar Gazette, August, 1892.  This is a late 19th century magazine focusing on 5 string banjo and guitar. 5 string banjo music is in A notation. Scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks from the collection of Richard E. Davis
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, gut strings, gatcomb, fingerstyle banjo, guitar, mandolin
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by L. B. Gatcomb & Co.
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This is a late 19th century magazine focusing on 5 string banjo and guitar. 5 string banjo music is in A notation. Courtesy of the Gatcomb Registry
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, gut strings, gatcomb, fingerstyle banjo, guitar, mandolin
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by George Clifton Dobson
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Dobson's Banjo Magazine Volume 1, Issue 1, March 1886.  From the collection of and scanned by F. Chris Ware.
Topics: banjo, classic banjo, periodicals
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by Albert Baur, W. A. Cole
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Containing the leading college songs and popular songs of the day arranged for banjo.  A notation
Topics: banjo, popular music, 5 string banjo, classic banjo
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by Zarh Myron Bickford
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Folio collection of musical numbers published by Jerome H. Remick & Co. arranged for 5 string banjo by Zara Myron Bickford. Includes the following pieces arranged as instrumentals for Solo Banjo; In the Land Where Poppies Bloom You Don't Know I'll Say She Does Mandy and Me My Girl of Southland Arya Tackin' 'Em Down She was not so bad for a Country Girl I've got the Blue Ridge Blues My Baby-Talk Lady Galli-Curci Rag Swinging Along with Lindy It's a Pretty Little Thing I'll Love You More For...
Topics: Banjo, popular music, fox trots, one-steps, matches, waltzes
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by Samual Swaim Stewart
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A notation Banjo instruction book published by S. S. Stewart for finger style banjo.
Topics: classic banjo, S. S. Stewart, 5 string banjo, fingerstyle banjo
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by Frank B. Converse
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Banjo duet by composed by Henrion and arranged by Frank B. Converse
Topics: Classic Banjo, 5 string banjo
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Banjo instruction book.  Book four of five.
Topics: classic banjo, 5 string banjo, fingerstyle banjo
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Banjo instruction book.  Book three of 5
Topics: classic banjo, 5 string banjo, fingerstyle banjo
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by Louis Tocaben
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Arrangements of popular music published by Jerome H Remick & Co. for instrumental 5 string banjo.  In A notation.
Topics: banjo, 5 string banjo, popular music, ragtime
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by Charles McNeil with Warren J. Marler
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Plectrum Banjo method in C notation. Digital images made available during the final 20 years of US copyright in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
Topics: plectrum banjo, c notation, banjo chords
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by Wendell P. Dabney
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From the title page: The "Howard" Instructors are intended for beginners, and as such they are without a rival.  While these instructors are low in price, they are by no means abridged, but are complete in every detail, starting the pupil with easy exercises and gradually carrying him on to the more progressive and interesting studies. Regular or 5-String Banjo instruction book in the style of "early tutors." Originally included a "lettered fingerboard" that would...
Topics: banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, instruction, classic banjo, stroke style, finger style, gut...
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by Frank B. Converse
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Banjo Duet arranged by Frank B. Converse
Topics: Classic Banjo, 5 string banjo
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by Fred Luscombe
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Five string banjo solo in A notation. Arranged by Hildreth and Walter Jacobs
Topics: Banjo, classic banjo, 5 string banjo
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by Samuel Swaim Stewart
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Novelty illustrated poem promotional booklet published by S. S. Stewart 
Topics: banjo, classic banjo, gourd banjo, slaves, banjo thimble
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by Frank B. Converse
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In addition to the rudimentary study, progressive exercises, and valuable information pertaining to the instrument generally, a large and choice collection of polkas, waltzes, scientific banjo solos, operatic selections, marches, songs, variations, imitations, clog hornpipes, jigs, reels, &c. Compiled from the author's private collection of original arrangements and compositions, expressly for this work. From the collection of Marc D. Smith
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, finger-style, march music, schottische, minstrel banjo,...
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by Samuel Swaim Stewart
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Informative lecture by S. S. Stewart on the history of the banjo, how it had developed up to that time and its construction.
Topics: banjo history, 5 string banjo, minstrel banjo
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by L. B. Gatcomb & Company
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Gatcomb's Musical Gazette, February, 1894.  This is a late 19th century magazine focusing on 5 string banjo and guitar. 5 string banjo music is in A notation. Scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks from the collection of Richard E. Davis
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, gut strings, gatcomb, fingerstyle banjo, guitar, mandolin
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by Samuel Swaim Stewart
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5 string banjo instruction book in A notation.
Topics: banjo, classic banjo, fingerstyle banjo
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by Walter Jacobs, Boston Mass
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17 Original Compostions and Arrangements by Various Popular Composers.  Previously published banjo duets in A notation. Contents Include, Darkie's Hoedown, Flower Waltz, The Golden Dome March and Two-step, Heart So True,  "Howdy" Darkie's! Ragtime, In High Society March and Two Step, La Veta Schottische, Little Sunbeam Waltz, Montclair Galop, Myra Waltz, New Harp Schottische, Over the Waves Waltz, Prince Charming Waltz, Spanish Dance no. 1, Song and Dance Schottische, Under the...
Topics: Banjo, five string banjo, Ragtime, Classic Banjo, duets, gut strings, marches, Schottische, waltz
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by R. J. Hamilton
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Standard pieces of music arranged for one or two banjos, with accompaniment for piano, by R. J. Hamilton.  This is a collection of previously published five string banjo sheet music from the late 1880s. Music is in "A" or "American" notation.  There are a few pages of instruction in the back. Original copy from the collection of Marc Smith. Scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks.
Topics: Banjo, banjo duets, piano, gut strings, five string, classic, finger style, 19th century, popular...
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by Abe Holzman
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In C notation for 1st Banjo, 2nd Banjo, and Piano accompaniment.  Arranged for the banjo by Clifford Essex and played with great success by his Royal Pierrot Banjo Team.
Topics: Cake Walk, Banjo, Ragtime, Classic Banjo
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by Otto Langey
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 Banjo instruction book written in "A notation."  Published by Harry Coleman, Philadelphia, PA 1891
Topics: classic banjo, stroke style banjo, popular music
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The Remick (Whitney-Warner) Mandolin and Guitar Collection #17B folio of music arranged for 5 string banjo by H. F. Odell.  From the collection of Marc D. Smith. C notation.  Published by Jerome H. Remick & Company, New York, Detroit.
Topics: Banjo, Classic banjo, ragtime, foxtrot, popular music
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by Frank B. Converse
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Banjo Duet composed by Johann Strauss II and arranged by Frank B. Converse
Topics: Classic Banjo, Strauss, 5 string banjo
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by L. B. Gatcomb & Company
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Gatcomb's Banjo & Guitar Gazette, July, 1892.  This is a late 19th century magazine focusing on 5 string banjo and guitar. 5 string banjo music is in A notation. Scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks from the collection of Richard E. Davis
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, gut strings, gatcomb, fingerstyle banjo, guitar, mandolin
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by Harry Sykes
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Banjo music folio in C notation
Topics: Banjo, Classic Banjo, Fingerstyle, Harry Sykes, S. S. Stewart
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by Fredrick J. Bacon
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C Notation banjo instruction book for fingerstyle banjo. Digital images made available during the final 20 years of US copyright in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
Topics: banjo, classic banjo, fingerstyle, Fred Bacon
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by Samuel Swaim Stewart
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S. S. Stewart Banjo and Guitar Journal Volume 3, No. 8. February 1886.  From the collection of and scanned by F. Chris Ware.
Topics: banjo, classic banjo, periodical
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by Joe Morley
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5 String banjo music in C notation with 2nd banjo and piano parts.
Topics: banjo, classic banjo
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by Zarh Myron Bickford
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The Remick (Whitney-Warner) Mandolin and Guitar Collection #18B folio of music arranged for 5 string banjo by Zarh Myron Bickford.  From the collection of Marc D. Smith. C notation.  Published by Jerome H. Remick & Company, New York, Detroit.
Topics: Banjo, classic banjo, popular music
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by Zarh Myron Bickford
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 5 String Banjo folio in C notation.  A collection of seventy familiar melodies progressively arranged.
Topics: banjo, classic banjo, c notation, fingerstyle banjo
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by Samuel Swaim Stewart
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S. S. Stewart's complete banjo instruction book in A notation.
Topics: S. S. Stewart, banjo method, classic banjo
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by Herbert J. Ellis & A.H. Nassau-Kennedy, I.S.M.
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C Notation banjo instruction book for Finger-style "Classic" banjo and early Plectrum style.
Topics: Classic banjo, fingerstyle, plectrum banjo, 5 string banjo
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by L. B. Gatcomb & Company
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Gatcomb's Banjo & Guitar Gazette, May, 1893.  This is a late 19th century magazine focusing on 5 string banjo and guitar. 5 string banjo music is in A notation. Scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks from the collection of Richard E. Davis
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, gut strings, gatcomb, fingerstyle banjo, guitar, mandolin
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by Parke Hunter
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5 String Banjo Duet named for the famous banjo club The Boston Ideals. A notation Classic Banjo. Scanned and Uploaded by Joel W. Hooks from the collection of Marc D. Smith.
Topics: Banjo, Classic banjo, Boston Ideals, banjo duet, march music, five string banjo
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by L. B. Gatcomb & Company
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This is a late 19th century magazine focusing on 5 string banjo and guitar. 5 string banjo music is in A notation. Courtesy of the Gatcomb Registry
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, gut strings, gatcomb, fingerstyle banjo, guitar, mandolin
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by Thomas J. Armstrong
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Banjo sheet music for two banjos. A notation
Topics: banjo duet, classic banjo, polka
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by Samuel Swaim Stewart
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S. S. Stewart Banjo and Guitar Journal Volume 3, No. 4, July 1885.  From the collection and scanned by F. Chris Ware.
Topics: banjo, stewart banjo, classic banjo, periodical
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by Samuel Swaim Stewart
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S. S. Stewart Banjo and Guitar Journal Volume 7, No. 2 June 1890.  From the collection and scanned by F. Chris Ware.
Topics: banjo, classic banjo, periodical
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by P. W. Newton
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5 String Banjo method book in C notation.  From the collection of Marc D. Smith, scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks.
Topics: classic banjo, five string banjo, instruction book, banjo tutor
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by L. B. Gatcomb & Company
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Gatcomb's Banjo & Guitar Gazette, September, 1891.  This is a late 19th century magazine focusing on 5 string banjo and guitar. 5 string banjo music is in A notation. Scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks from the collection of Richard E. Davis
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, gut strings, gatcomb, fingerstyle banjo, guitar, mandolin
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by Fredrick J. Bacon
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Complete 5 string banjo instruction book in "C" notation.
Topics: Classic Banjo, Five string banjo, ragtime banjo, gut strings
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by Wm J. Smith Co. New York
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Folio of Wm J. Smith Music arranged for five string banjo in C notation. Includes the following titles for Solo Banjo; Academy Waltz by Wm Foden Alabama Walk A Round by Wm Foden Buddies March by William Lange Canoeing by John J, Derwin (accompaniment only) Columbia Waltz by Wm Foden Eagle Nest March by Wm H Bordwell, arranged by Wm Foden The Field Ensign by Ted Goggin La Cascade Waltz by Ted Goggin The Masqueraders Rag March by Ted Goggin Mediator March by William Lange, Arranged by Otto Merz...
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, finger-style, march music, ragtime, schottishce
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by Franklin Eaton
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A complete and easily understood instructor for the 5 string banjo.  In A notation. 
Topics: banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, fingerstyle
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by Frank B. Converse
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A choice collection of polkas, waltzes, solos, schottisches, songs, reels, hornpipes, jigs, etc., with full explanations of both the "banjo" and "guitar" styles of execution, and designed to impart a complete knowledge of the art of playing the banjo practically without the aid of a teacher.
Topics: banjo, strokestyle, clawhammer, fingerstyle
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by Walter Jacobs, Boston Mass
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Jacobs' Grand Orchestra Folio, Fourteen Popular & Standard Compositions by Famous Writers for Solo Banjo. Incudes, My Dusky Rose (schottische) by Thos. S. Allen; The Assembly (march and two-step) by Paul Eno; Sissy Giggles (characteristic march) by Raymond Howe; Katie (waltz) by Bert Potter; A Tiptopper (march and two-step) by W.A. Cory; Jungle Echoes (a cocoanut dance) by R. E. Hildreth; Sorita (newport) by Marius S. Rocereto; Flickering Firelight (shadow dance) by Arthur A. Peno; Summer...
Topics: classic banjo, banjo, A notation, fingerstyle, 5 string banjo
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by Frank B. Converse
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A choice collection of popular and standard songs for the banjo. A notation.
Topics: classic banjo, popular music, minstrel banjo, gut strings, 19th century banjo, 5 string banjo
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by Daniel Acker
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A notation 5 string banjo music with second banjo.
Topics: Banjo, classic banjo, duet
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by Samuel Swaim Stewart
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A well written article on the 5 string banjo explaining construction, setup, and advanced technique.
Topics: 5 string banjo, classic banjo, stroke style banjo
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by L. B. Gatcomb & Co.
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This is a late 19th century magazine focusing on 5 string banjo and guitar. 5 string banjo music is in A notation. Courtesy of the Gatcomb Registry
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, gut strings, gatcomb, fingerstyle banjo, guitar, mandolin
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by L. B. Gatcomb & Company
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This is a late 19th century magazine focusing on 5 string banjo and guitar. 5 string banjo music is in A notation. Courtesy of the Gatcomb Registry
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, gut strings, gatcomb, fingerstyle banjo, guitar, mandolin
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by G. L. Lansing
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By Loren Bragdon, arranged for two Banjos by George Lansing, as played by Brooks and Denton. A notation, Five String Banjo.
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, finger-style, march music, schottische
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by Samuel Swaim Stewart
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S. S. Stewart Banjo and Guitar Journal Volume 3, No. 2 February 1885
Topics: banjo, stewart banjo, classic banjo, periodical, popular music
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Folio collection of musical numbers published by Jerome H. Remick & Co. arranged for piano accompaniment by Zara Myron Bickford.  This is a companion book for the Banjo Solo version. Includes piano accompaniment for the following pieces; In the Land Where Poppies Bloom You Don't Know I'll Say She Does Mandy and Me My Girl of Southland Arya Tackin' 'Em Down She was not so bad for a Country Girl I've got the Blue Ridge Blues My Baby-Talk Lady Galli-Curci Rag Swinging Along with Lindy It's a...
Topics: piano, popular music, fox trots, marches, two steps, waltzs
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Folio of ragtime era music arranged by A. J. Weidt in A notation for 5 string banjo. Including the following titles. Alamo Rag by Percy Wenrich Carita by Hesse M. Wenne Come Along Ma Cherie (The Red Rose) by Robert Hood Bowers Harbor of Love by George Botsford I'm Just Pinin' For You by Egbert Van Alstyne Just a Chain of Daisies by Jean Schwartz Love Dreams by Henrietta Blanke-Belcher Love Me by Geo. W. Meyer Oceana Roll by Lucien Denni On Mobile Bay by Chas. N. Daniels Red Rose Rag by Percy...
Topics: Banjo, Classic banjo, ragtime, march music, five string banjo
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by Fred Stuber
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5 String banjo music in A notation.
Topics: Banjo music, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, A notation
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by Percy m. Jaques
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5 String Banjo Duet in A notation. Classic banjo solo. Scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks from the collection of Marc D. Smith.
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, finger-style, dance music, schottische
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by M Rudy Heller
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Banjeaurine Banjo music in A notation.  Published by S. S. Stewart.
Topics: Banjo, Banjeaurine, A notation, classic banjo
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A notaton banjo instruction.  Book one of five.
Topics: banjo, classic banjo, fingerstyle banjo, 5 string banjo
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by W. M. Rice
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Exercises for five string banjo in C notation.
Topics: Banjo, classic banjo, fingerstyle, 5 string banjo
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by S. Swaim Stewart, Philadelphia, PA
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19th century music trade periodical that was banjo and guitar specific.  Contains the following musical numbers; Vernon Polka, Thomas Armstrong- Banjo University Cadets' March, F. M. Planque- Banjo Lillian Polka, E. H. Frey- Banjo Melodie, A, Rubinstein Op. 31, Arranged for Guitar by Domingo I. Lynch A Summer's Dream Waltz, G. T. Morey- Banjo Also contains Al. Baur's "Reminiscence of a Banjo Player" 23rd letter. From the collection of Marc Smith. Scanned and uploaded by Joel W....
Topics: Banjo, Guitar, Musical Trade, Periodical, popular music, classic banjo
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Banjo Instruction book.  Two of Five.
Topics: classic banjo, 5 string banjo, fingerstyle banjo
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by Frank B. Converse
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Banjo Duet composed by S. Pollastchek and arranged by Frank B. Converse.
Topics: Classic Banjo, 5 string banjo
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by F. W, Wessenberg.
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A notation banjo tutor "Containing the Elements of Music, a full description of the Banjo and how to play it, together with a choice collection of Exercises, Pieces, Solos, Duets, etc., etc." From the collection of Marc Smith.  Scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks.
Topics: classic banjo, stroke style banjo, popular music, gut strings, banjo method, A notation, 19th...
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by Frank Sherwood
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From the title page: A thorough and complete instructor for teacher and pupil, clearly and concisely explained, explanatory diagrams, scales, exercises and simple melodies, progressively arranged.  A new method, with new ideas, easily understood.  Also contains an excellent variety of carefully graded teaching pieces, studies and exercises in the various keys.  The rudiments of music are thoroughly taught and the student gradually advanced to an appreciation of good music.  Full...
Topics: 5 string banjo, banjo, classic banjo, fingerstyle banjo, finger style, A notation, banjo method,...
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by White Smith Music Publishing Co.
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A notation 5 string banjo instruction book and music folio. Teaches "classic" or finger style banjo. Early use of alternate fingering for banjo.
Topics: Banjo, classic banjo, finger style, popular, 5 string banjo
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by L. B. Gatcomb & Company
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Gatcomb's Banjo & Guitar Gazette, November & December 1888.  This is a late 19th century magazine focusing on 5 string banjo and guitar. 5 string banjo music is in A notation. Scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks from the collection of Richard E. Davis
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, gut strings, gatcomb, fingerstyle banjo, guitar, mandolin
The Magazine Rack
by L. B. Gatcomb & Company
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This is a late 19th century magazine focusing on 5 string banjo and guitar. 5 string banjo music is in A notation. Courtesy of the Gatcomb Registry
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, gut strings, gatcomb, fingerstyle banjo, guitar, mandolin
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Frank B. Converse's new and complete method for the banjo with or without a master.  Sometimes called the "green book" because of its cover color. Early banjo method.
Topics: banjo method, guitar style, stroke style, 5 string banjo
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by L. B. Gatcomb & Company
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Gatcomb's Banjo & Guitar Gazette, May & June, 1891.  This is a late 19th century magazine focusing on 5 string banjo and guitar. 5 string banjo music is in A notation. Scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks from the collection of Richard E. Davis
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, gut strings, gatcomb, fingerstyle banjo, guitar, mandolin
The Magazine Rack
by L. B. Gatcomb & Company
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Gatcomb's Banjo & Guitar Gazette, November & December 1890.  This is a late 19th century magazine focusing on 5 string banjo and guitar. 5 string banjo music is in A notation. Scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks from the collection of Richard E. Davis
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, gut strings, gatcomb, fingerstyle banjo, guitar, mandolin
The Magazine Rack
by L. B. Gatcomb & Company
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Gatcomb's Musical Gazette, October, 1893.  This is a late 19th century magazine focusing on 5 string banjo and guitar. 5 string banjo music is in A notation. Scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks from the collection of Richard E. Davis
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, gut strings, gatcomb, fingerstyle banjo, guitar, mandolin
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by Fred O. Oehler
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5 String banjo music in A notation.  Orignal copy provided by Jody Stecher.
Topics: Banjo music, classic banjo, polka
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by J. E. LeBarge
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A notation banjo method for fingerstyle banjo.
Topics: banjo, classic banjo, 5 string banjo, fingerstyle, lebarge
Folkscanomy: Music
by S. S. Stewart, Philadelphia, PA
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19th century music trade periodical that was   banjo  and guitar specific. Contains the following musical numbers; Traumeri - Mandolin, arranged by B. F. Knell Morningside Caprice- Banjeaurine and Guitar, by Vess Ossman, arranged by Paul Eno Aria Nina- Guitar, arranged by C.F.E. Fiest Cotton Gin Dance- Banjo Duet, by Paul Eno Funeral March, for 2 Mandolins with guitar, arranged by Paul Eno.
Topics: banjo, guitar, mandolin, music trade publication, banjo duet, Paul Eno, classic banjo
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by Samuel Swaim Stewart
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Early fingerstyle instruction for the 5 string banjo.
Topics: Banjo instruction, classic banjo, S. S. Stewart
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by Clifford Essex And Son
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Banjo and fretted instrument catalog by Clifford Essex & Son. From the collection of, and scanned by Don Milne.
Topics: Banjo, Mandolin, ukulele, banjo uke, classic banjo, tenor banjo, 5 string banjo
Folkscanomy: Music
by Frank B. Converse
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5 string banjo instruction book published in A notation. From the title page, Containing in addition to the rudiments of music, etc., 410 diagrams of the fingerboard, illustrating, in a great variety of forms, every key and chord upon the banjo, together with copious exercises and explicit analyses on the movements in both the guitar style and banjo styles of execution, and a choice collection of new and original pieces.
Topics: banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, finger-style, banjo tutor, schottische, minstrel banjo,...
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by William Foden
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C Notation and chord charts for 5 string banjo. 
Topics: banjo, classic banjo, chords, fingerstyle banjo
Folkscanomy: Music
by Thomas J. Armstrong
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Compiled and Arranged by Thos. J. Armstrong, 1889.  73 pages.  "A" or "American" notation for Five String Banjo.  Instruction and music.  Also contains valuable information on Banjeaurine and piccolo banjos. The "letters to the Young Banjoist" are historically interesting. Scanned and uploaded from the Library of Joel W. Hooks.
Topics: Banjo, notation, popular music, fingerstyle, gut strings
Folkscanomy: Music
by George L. Lansing
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A notation 5 string banjo method for finger style banjo. Scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks.
Topics: Banjo Method, classic banjo, finger style banjo, popular music
The Magazine Rack
by L. B. Gatcomb & Company
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Gatcomb's Banjo & Guitar Gazette, April, 1893.  This is a late 19th century magazine focusing on 5 string banjo and guitar. 5 string banjo music is in A notation. Scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks from the collection of Richard E. Davis
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, gut strings, gatcomb, fingerstyle banjo, guitar, mandolin
Folkscanomy: Music
by Frank B. Converse
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5 String Banjo Duet arranged by Frank B. Converse in A notation. Composed by Jungman
Topics: Classic banjo, 5 string banjo
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by William A. Huntley and John H. Lee
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WM. A. Huntley's Complete School of Harmony, embracing chord construction, modulation, etc. for the banjo.  Compiled and edited by John H. Lee.  A notation.  From the collection of Marc Smith.
Topics: classic banjo, banjo, music theory, banjo chords, fingerstyle banjo
The Magazine Rack
by L. B. Gatcomb & Company
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Gatcomb's Musical Gazette, November, 1892. This is a late 19th century magazine focusing on 5 string banjo and guitar. Only first and second pages. 5 string banjo music is in A notation. Scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks from the collection of Richard E. Davis
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, gut strings, gatcomb, fingerstyle banjo, guitar, mandolin
The Magazine Rack
by L. B. Gatcomb & Company
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Gatcomb's Banjo & Guitar Gazette, October, 1892.  This is a late 19th century magazine focusing on 5 string banjo and guitar. 5 string banjo music is in A notation. Scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks from the collection of Richard E. Davis
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, gut strings, gatcomb, fingerstyle banjo, guitar, mandolin
Folkscanomy: Music
by Brooks and Denton
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Collection of five string banjo music in A notation and TAB composed and arranged by Brooks and Denton. This is one of (if not the) earliest examples of TAB being printed under standard notation in banjo music. The tab is different then the "modern version" but is fully usable as long as one reads the instructions. Music includes Berkeley March The Belle of Columbia Ma Lady Lu (arrangement) White Star Line March The Lobster'S Promenade, Porter Steele (arrangement) Tyro Mazurka...
Topics: Classic Banjo, five string banjo, popular music, marches, finger style banjo
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by Essex and Cammeyer
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British 5 string Banjo Magazine  
Topics: banjo, classic banjo, joe morley
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by Frank B. Converse
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The "elementry" book published by Frank B. Converse in 1865.
Topics: banjo, stroke style, early banjo, minstrel banjo
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by Zarh Myron Bickford
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Piano Accompaniment for The Remick (Whitney-Warner) Mandolin and Guitar Collection #17B folio of music arranged for 5 string banjo by Zarh Myron Bickford.  From the collection of Marc D. Smith. C notation.  Published by Jerome H. Remick & Company, New York, Detroit.
Topics: Banjo, classic banjo, piano accompaniment
Folkscanomy: Music
by John Church Company
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Early instruction book for the Richter model or 10 hole "diatonic" harmonica. Very little documentable evidence supports the claims that the Richter harmonica was popular or even readily available in the United States before the 1870s.  Most evidence attributes the popularity to one man, J. K. Emmet known for his character "Fritz."  There were even signature model harmonicas sold under his name. This book will work with the common 10 hole diatonic harmonica.  As there was...
Topics: harmonica, Richter harmonica, diatonic harmonica, J. K. Emmet, popular music
Folkscanomy: Music
by Samuel Swaim Stewart
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S. S. Stewart Banjo and Guitar Journal Volume 4, No. 6 October 1887.  From the collection of and scanned by F. Chris Ware.
Topics: banjo, classic banjo, periodical
Folkscanomy: Music
by Stewart and Bauer Company
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This could be called a later version of the S. S. Stewart Banjo & Guitar Journal.  Includes music "Reckless Rufus" by Cheney R. Prouty, Banjo C notation, "Just for Alud Lang Syne" by Chas. E. Baer, 1st Mandolin and Guitar, "Old Friends Waltz" by H. Chalet Garber, Banjo C notation. From the collection of Marc Smith. Scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks.
Topics: Five String Banjo, Mandolin, Guitar, Music, Classic Banjo, music trade periodical
Folkscanomy: Music
by George L. Lansing
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A notation 5 string banjo music.
Topics: Banjo, 5 string, classic
Folkscanomy: Music
by Frank B. Converse
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Banjo duet composed by Jos. Gungl and arranged by Frank B. Converse.
Topics: Banjo, Classic banjo, Gungl
Folkscanomy: Music
by Ruby Brooks and Harry Denton
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Banjo Solo in A notation with piano accompaniment in C. Original copy provided by Jody Stecher.
Topics: Banjo music, classic banjo, march